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Accountancy and tax services for your business

Every business client has different needs, different issues and different goals.

That’s why services from Rickard Luckin are flexible and designed to provide whatever you require, offering a specialist small business unit and business services for larger businesses.

Our accountancy, tax and businesses services can be categorised into the following disciplines:

We provide preparation of annual accounts and calculation of business tax liabilities for sole trader, partnership and limited companies of all sizes.

Rickard Luckin can also help you with:

  • Management accounts
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Business plans
  • Monitoring business performance
  • Bookkeeping and setting up accounting systems
  • Computerising your business
  • Accountancy training for your staff

An assurance review provides readers of your financial statements with a certain level of comfort over the figures and information contained therein without you having a full audit.

Our annual audits include constructive feedback on your systems and controls and suggested improvements.

We take the time to get to know you and your goals. Our audit services focus on your business, consider the risks associated with your industry sector and review the underlying processes and controls that drive your financial reporting.

We always keep a continual dialogue to ensure you are part of the process.

We help you formulate a sound and realistic plan that will give your new business the best chance of success.

Our business start-up services also include:

  • Ensuring you understand all your accounting and taxation requirements
  • Help with obtaining finance
  • Cashflow projections, budgets and trading forecasts
  • Setting up accounting systems
  • Company secretarial issues
  • Help with VAT returns

As a business, you are bound by a complex tax system that affects the decisions you make on a day to day basis as well as your long-term strategy.

Our role is to help you understand all tax implications, create the most tax efficient structure for your business and take care of your tax returns to ensure you are fully compliant with HMRC.

Our experts can advise you on all aspects of corporate finance, including obtaining funding, refinancing your business, acquisitions, disposals, management buyouts/buy-ins, mergers, reconstructions, due diligence, special reports, tax planning and succession planning.

We’ll work as an integral part of your team alongside your lawyer to provide the necessary accounting or tax input in:

  • Business disputes
  • Matrimonial disputes
  • Tax investigations
  • Valuation of business
  • Fraud and other financial investigations
  • Insurance claims
  • Professional negligence
  • Business interruption claim
  • Joint reporting

We can act as an expert witness in court if required.

Rickard Luckin provides timely advice on business, tax and accounting issues that affect your business operating in the worldwide market.

We build long term working relationships with overseas companies seeking to outsource facilities to the UK or setting up UK subsidiaries.

Rickard Luckin is also a member of MGI Worldwide, a Top 20 international network of independent audit, tax and accounting firms. For more information on MGI Worldwide visit

The benefit on online accounting is that you have up to date information at your fingertips, wherever you are.

It also allows us to review your live position together, helping you to manage, plan and grow your business by looking at the key issues of today and tomorrow. We work with a number of different software providers including Xero, Sage One, Quickbooks Online, Kashflow and FreeAgent.

Our dedicated payroll team provide a comprehensive and confidential payroll service that will save you time and money. Services include:

  • Customised payslips
  • Administration of PAYE, National Insurance, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay etc
  • Completion of statutory forms, including year-end returns
  • Summaries and analyses of staff costs
  • Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses and ex-gratia and termination payments
  • Administration of pension schemes

Company directors and secretaries have many statutory obligations under the Companies Act. Directors face heavy fines, disqualification or even imprisonment for failing to comply. Rickard Luckin has extensive experience in providing a wide range of statutory services to our clients.

Our areas of expertise include: 

  • Company and LLP incorporation
  • Maintenance of statutory records
  • Annual return completion
  • Companies House forms and minute preparation for all company transactions
  • Registered office and service address facilities
  • Company searches
  • Filing accounts and forms at Companies House
  • Proactive monitoring of statutory needs to ensure 100% compliance with Companies House

Rickard Luckin specialises in profit improvement for small and medium-size businesses.

Our services include business plans with budgets and forecasts, assessing where changes are required, attending board meetings to offer advice and training your staff to use software.

Value added tax is complex and many businesses overpay or underpay.

We help you complete and submit VAT returns, offer consultancy services to help you maximise VAT recoveries whilst minimising VAT due and provide training for staff in all areas of this complex tax.

Rickard Luckin can also help you with:

Management accounts
Cashflow forecasting
Business plans
Monitoring business performance
Bookkeeping and setting up accounting systems
Computerising your business
Accountancy training for your staff

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